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cooperage

[ koo-per-ij, koop-er- ]
/ ˈku pər ɪdʒ, ˈkʊp ər- /
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noun

the work or business of a cooper.
the place where such work is carried on.
articles made by a cooper, as barrels or casks.
the price paid or charged for coopers' work.

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Origin of cooperage

1425–75; late Middle English. See cooper, -age
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British Dictionary definitions for cooperage

cooperage
/ (ˈkuːpərɪdʒ) /

noun

Also called: coopery the craft, place of work, or products of a cooper
the labour fee charged by a cooper
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